Published by the Library board, Virginia State Library
"Five hundred copies printed from type. no.380"
"This volume contains such remnants of the minutes of the proceedings of the Council and General court of colonial Virginia as are extant and have been found. They are for the period February 4, 1622 (old style), through February 9, 1632 (old style - there being many gaps, however - and for the period beginning April l5, 1670, and ending March 22, 1676 (old styles) In addition, as furnishing the only substitutes possible where the Minutes themselves and other records of the court are no longer in existence, there are here published notes made from these records when they were still availabel. A few pages have also been incorporated from Hening's "Statutes ar large of Virginia" that give certain proceedings more clearly than do the original records themselves in their present mutilated condition ..."- Pref., p.v